Advice & ID on Andinoacara Rivulatus (Green Terror)

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Advice & ID on Andinoacara Rivulatus (Green Terror)

Post by easywolf31 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:58 pm

Hello, would anyone know if Andionacara Rivulatus (Green Terror..Fake Green Terror...) look a bit different than other Rivulatus from different locations along the Esmeraldas river in Ecuador? Including the Rio Esmeraldas, Río Quininde, Jagua River, also the Tumbes river in Peru, rivers, streams, channels & drainages, not sure which is which sorry.

Would anyone be able to tell where my 2 Green Terror juveniles come from or if they look very diffenent?

Do they like a current or prefer slower waters, or both I'm guessing?
The male (He sems like a pure male with a bump forming on his head, colors attitude and character) and the female II think it's a she) are extremely amazing fish. Very unique.

Does my setup make any sense by the way?
145G G. Mobas, J. Marlieris, J. Marksmithis, Leleupis
140G Blue Dolphins, Kigomas, Y. Labs, J. Dickfieldis, Olivaceous, Daffodil
125G P. Bleekeris, Red & Green Texas
75G Green Terrors
60G Growouts
60G Brichardis
55G Apistos
55G Rams
45G Fry

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Re: Advice & ID on Andinoacara Rivulatus (Green Terror)

Post by Don Hiatt » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:51 am

From what I have read, these fish are mostly riverine in nature.

The tank has a river like layout, plus you appear to have nice current produced by the pump. You may want to consider adding some hiding places.

Green terrors are all Andinoacara.

Asyou can see many of the species resemble each other a great deal.

It is pretty much accepted now that the common Green Terror is A.rivulatus the Goldsaum found in the Rio Esmeraldes in Ecuador.

If you did not purchase these fish as wild cought, I think it would be safe to say these fish are common A.rivulatus.

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Re: Advice & ID on Andinoacara Rivulatus (Green Terror)

Post by bennymoreno51 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:03 pm

I had green terror before like them i has pair

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Re: Advice & ID on Andinoacara Rivulatus (Green Terror)

Post by bestazy » Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:28 am

Hi all !
My green terror laid eggs yesterday now all eggs have fungus.seems male doesnt fertilize what could be the reason
Thanks for advance

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